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Hongmin Li

Associate Professor
Supply Chain Management

Office:BA 436
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874706
Tempe, AZ 85287-4706

Phone: 480-965-2232
Fax: 480-965-8629
Email: Hongmin.Li@asu.edu
Hongmin Li

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Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007; M.E. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002; M.S., Syracuse University, 1998; M.S., University of Michigan, 1997; B.S., Peking University, 1995

Research Areas
Pricing, capacity planning, inventory management, supply chain contracting

Current Projects
Planning for product transitions, Pricing under decrete choice models

Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2007-present

Other Positions
Research Intern, Supply Chain Department, 3Com Inc., 2005-2006; Software Engineer, Open Market, Inc., 2000-2001; Software Engineer, Tickets.Com Inc., 1998-2000.

Representative Publications

Huh, Woonghee T. and Hongmin Li (2015). “Technical Note: Pricing under the nested attraction model with a multi-stage choice structure”, Operations Research, 63(4): 840-850

Li, Hongmin, Stephen C. Graves, and Woonghee T Huh (2014), “Optimal capacity conversion for product transitions under high service requirements”, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 16(1):46-60

Li, Hongmin, Dieter Armbruster, and Karl G. Kempf (2013),  “A Population-growth model for multiple generations of technology products”, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management,15(3): 343-360

Li, Hongmin, Hao Zhang, and Charles H. Fine (2013), “Dynamic business share allocation in a supply chain with competing suppliers”, Operations Research, 61(2) : 280-297

Li, Hongmin and Woonghee T. Huh (2012), “Optimal pricing for short life-cycle products when customer price sensitivity varies over time”, Naval Research Logistics, 59(7): 552-576

Li, Hongmin and Stephen C. Graves (2012), “Pricing decisions during inter-generational product transition”, Production and Operations Management, 21(1): 14-28

Li, Hongmin and Woonghee T. Huh (2011), “Pricing multiple products with the Multinomial Logit and Nested Logit models: concavity and implications”,  Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, 13(4): 549-563

Li, Hongmin, Stephen C. Graves, and Donald B. Rosenfield (2010), “Optimal planning quantities for product transition”, Production and Operations Management,19(2): 142-155

Working Papers

Li, Hongmin, and Scott Webster. “Optimal pricing of correlated product options under the Paired Combinatorial Logit model”

Farahat, Amr, Woonghee T. Huh, and Hongmin Li. “On the relationship between quantity pre-commitment and Cournot games”

Li, Hongmin, Scott Webster, Nicholas Mason, and Karl Kempf. “Product-line pricing under discrete Mixed Multinomial Logit demand”

Inkaya, Tulin, Dieter Armbruster, Hongmin Li, and Karl G. Kempf. “Product variety strategies for vertically differentiated products in two stage production”








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